Join the team!

Fill out the Roo Crew interest form.


It's a way for alumni and those passionate about UA to stay connected. Individuals who complete the Roo Crew interest form can volunteer at their convenience in a number of areas they choose from that help with:

  • Recruiting potential students to the University
  • Providing opportunities for student success
  • Assisting with job placement for UA graduates

Nearly 950 alumni, friends, parents of current students and community members take part in admissions visitation days, speaking to student organizations, visiting classes, critiquing resumes and much more.


  • You fill out the Roo Crew interest form
  • We send you opportunities to participate based on the interests you indicated
  • If you’re able to help, you let us know!

There are no set required hours. You decide how much time you are able to spend with us and how you would like to make a difference.

Jim Tressel and Dave Harris  Jack Friend class  Rick Riccardi Roo Crew  Roo Crew volunteers, UA on Display 2013

Upcoming volunteer opportunities

SpringFest: Volunteer at SpringFest (Friday, May 2) to help make it a great event! SpringFest is UA's end-of-the-year celebration held the Friday before finals week. Held on campus, SpringFest begins at 4 p.m. and features inflatables, a petting zoo, free novelty items, music, and food, and concludes with a fireworks display.

Contact Cassie Verardi at or 972-8488 for a list of volunteer opportunities and to sign up.

Prospective student outreach: Receive the names of ten prospective students to email and encourage to choose UA! Student names, contact information, and an email template will be provided.

Contact Cassie Verardi at to be a part of the outreach.

See the full schedule

The Akron Experience is guided by a passionate commitment to each student, with faculty and staff dedicated to helping students find their own way and stay on track.

It creates connections between classroom, research labs and career-related opportunities that broaden horizons and prepare students for jobs or advanced degrees.

Classroom insights are connected to real world problem solving to ensure that academic achievements link to personal and professional success after graduation. Learn more about the Akron Experience.